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Adam Wakefield from NBC’s “The Voice” Performs June 10!

June 6, 2017

If you own a television then you’ve heard of a show called “The Voice” at least once or twice. It’s known worldwide for showcasing vocal talents of the individuals chosen to be participants of the show. Discovery Park of America is happy to announce that Adam Wakefield, runner-up of “The Voice” season 10, will be here on June 10th! Read More

Blues, Bar-B-Que, and the Badgett Playhouse Theater!

March 9, 2017

Guest Blogger: Kathy Fellman

*NOTE: The Sounds of Memphis dinner theater has sold out, but we are having another dinner theater on April 22, focusing on the Civil War since it will be Civil War Days at Discovery Park of America! Continue to read what will be at this month’s dinner theater, so you can make plans to get your tickets for the next one!

Imagine listening to some Memphis blues with a delicious BBQ plate in your hand and a dinosaur beside you. Read More

It’s Spring Break at Discovery Park!

March 1, 2017

Guest Blogger: Kathy Fellman

Spring has sprung here in Tennessee and what better way to spend your spring break than here with us at Discovery Park of America. If you’re looking for a fun educational day with the kiddos or a relaxing day with your pals to get out of the house, we are your perfect spring break destination. Did we mention we have a $2 off coupon for all students on spring break, grades K-12? All you have to do is come on a Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday (offer is not valid on weekends) between March 7 and April 7, 2017 Read More

Da Vinci Has Entered the Building!

February 20, 2017

Guest Blogger: Kathy Fellman

Leonardo di ser Piero Da Vinci, or Da Vinci as many of us call him, once said, “Learning never exhausts the mind,” and we couldn’t agree more here at Discovery Park of America. This is why we are ecstatic for you to come and experience our newest traveling exhibit all the way from Italy, Da Vinci Machines and Robotics!

A lot of guests know that Da Vinci had pretty impressive painting skills, but did you know that he was also Read More

3 Reasons to Dine with the Dinos on Valentine’s Day!

February 4, 2017

Guest Blogger: Kathy Fellman

Want to make your Valentine’s Day “Legen…wait for it…Dary?” Bring your date to Dinosaur Hall for a romantic evening among our RAWR-ing remains! We’ve created a list of three things that will get you hooked on spending Valentine’s Day with us here at Discovery Park of America! Read More

Native American Wooden Dolls at Discovery Park!

November 17, 2016

The Hopi Clown Katsina
Guest Blogger: Zachary Rea

Neil David is an internationally known Hopi artist who is famous for his clown katsina carvings. On display at Discovery Park of America in the Native Americans Gallery are eight Katsina dolls, Read More

What is a Sad Iron?

November 5, 2016

Special Guest Blogger: Lauren McKinnon

Have you ever wondered about the history of the iron? A typical answer would probably be no, but here at Discovery Park of America we encourage you to “see beyond.” Behind the sad iron is a young woman named Mrs. Potts. It is because of her invention that we do not have to worry about burning our hands on a handle or having to pause multiple times as an iron reheats. Here are three interesting facts about Mrs. Potts and her sad iron. Read More

Local Promethean Scholarship Children Visit with Miss America 2017

What a day to be at Discovery Park of America! On November 4, the one and only Miss America 2017, Savvy Shields, had the red carpet rolled out for her as she stepped foot inside the multi-million dollar educational facility in Union City. Read More


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